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Broadacre Harvest Operations Skill Set

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The Broadacre Harvest Operations Skill Set will give anyone new to the agricultural industry the skills and knowledge to safely undertake employment for harvest operations in the broadacre sector. You will gain the knowledge to safely operate a range of machinery used for harvest, for example a tractor, header, auger and chaser-bin.
This skill set is ideal for anyone wanting to enter the agricultural industry and gain employment as a farm worker during harvest. It may appeal to school leavers, career changers, or anyone wanting to update their skills according to current industry practices and equipment.


On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following units

  • AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes 
  • AHCMOM305 Operate specialised machinery and equipment
  • AHCBAC308 Undertake agricultural crop harvesting activities



If you're aged 15—24 years (not at school), receiving Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY or holding a pensioner concession card, Health Care Card or a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs, or a dependent of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution, you are eligible to enrol for free!

* Please note that eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training.


This skill set is related to the Skills Ready program. Other skill sets can be found on our Courses (opens in a new tab) page, using the Refine course results>Study mode filters.


No mandatory entrance requirements.

This skill set will prepare you for operating a small business in a wide range of industries, whether you plan to work in an administrative role or you are running your own business.

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Available Semester 1 & Semester 2

When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
Where Albany
How Classroom - Fee Free
When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
Where Esperance
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When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
Where Muresk
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